Food products' cycle of life
AbstractFor determining the durability of a food product it is essential to correctly select the quality characteristics, the weight factor of those determined through sensorial evaluations having to be in accordance with the weight factor of measurable characteristics. Quality testing for determining and checking the durability, and therefore the expiry date, has to be done by experiments, analyzes and calculations which have in mind certain aspects of the use value of food products . In order for these evaluations to be conclusive, they have to be performed under certain storage conditions foreseen by standards.
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Date of creation: 10 Dec 2009
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science of commodities; term of validity; durability; consumption; alimentary safety; work specific proofs; physical – chemical and sensorial characteristics; methods of merchandise analysis; informational systems; fabrication technology; risk; producer; trader; consumer; market.;
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